The Good News: US Real Estate Has Bounced Back [infographic]

All we ever seem to hear is bad news about the US real estate market. Well, ActiveRain just did a survey of almost 2500 real estate pros, and the infographic below tells their story where the economic recovery is concerned. All in all, a rebounding market seems to be the good news for today.

Stocks Jump on Biggest US Home Price Rise In Six Years

A surge in US home prices helped the stock market bounce back yesterday, following a two day slump which had seen indexes take a nosedive over rising fears in the European economy.

Poor Appraisals Causing Home Sale Problems, Realtors Group Says

While the U.S. real estate market is showing signs of improvement, one of the biggest obstacles standing in the way of furthering recovery is bad appraisals, according to a survey released Thursday by the National Association of Realtors.

North Dakota Leads The Way in Rural Real Estate Recovery

While real estate markets in big business states like California and Arizona continue to crash and burn, it seems a few smaller states might just be leading the way in a recovery, say economists. Rural states including North Dakota, as well as its near neighbor South Dakota and others have seen some of the strongest

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Full Recovery a Long Way Off Say Most Americans

A full recovery in the US housing market won’t happen for at least another three years, or maybe even longer, say 54% of Americans surveyed by Trulia and Realty Trac last year.   The survey, which was designed to evaluate American’s attitudes to real estate, home ownership and the foreclosure crisis, was a great deal

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Washington D.C. Still Leads Recovery

Washington D.C. remained the leader among major U.S. markets in commercial real estate pricing recovery in 2010. The region posted a 5 percent increase in the fourth quarter last year. More specifically, commercial property pricing in that area gained 15 percent for the year and 19 percent since its market low.

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